The Resource The Black bard of North Carolina : George Moses Horton and his poetry, edited by Joan R. Sherman

The Black bard of North Carolina : George Moses Horton and his poetry, edited by Joan R. Sherman

Label
The Black bard of North Carolina : George Moses Horton and his poetry
Title
The Black bard of North Carolina
Title remainder
George Moses Horton and his poetry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joan R. Sherman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • For his humanistic religious verse, his poignant and deeply personal antislavery poems, his folk verse, and, above all, his lifelong enthusiasm for liberty, nature, and the art of poetry, George Moses Horton merits a place of distinction among nineteenth-century African American poets. Enslaved for sixty-eight years - from his birth until the close of the Civil War - he was the first American slave to protest his bondage in published verse, the first black man to publish
  • A book in the South, and the only slave to earn a significant income through the sale of his poems. As a man and as a poet, Horton's achievements were extraordinary. In this volume, Joan Sherman collects sixty-two of Horton's poems. Her comprehensive introduction - which combines biography, history, cultural commentary, and critical insight - presents a compelling and detailed picture of this remarkable man's life and art. Covering a wide range of poetical subjects in
  • Varied verse forms, this collection is an eloquent testament to Horton's unique voice
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1798?-approximately 1880
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horton, George Moses
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1999.H473
LC item number
A6 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sherman, Joan R
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horton, George Moses
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina
Label
The Black bard of North Carolina : George Moses Horton and his poetry, edited by Joan R. Sherman
Link
https://archive.org/details/blackbardofnorth00hort
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Chapel Hill books."
Bibliography note
  • "Works by George Moses Horton": p. 47-48
  • Includes bibliographical references p. (48-52) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
158 p.
Isbn
9780807846483
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96039347
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35814792
  • (OCoLC)ocm35814792
Label
The Black bard of North Carolina : George Moses Horton and his poetry, edited by Joan R. Sherman
Link
https://archive.org/details/blackbardofnorth00hort
Publication
Note
"Chapel Hill books."
Bibliography note
  • "Works by George Moses Horton": p. 47-48
  • Includes bibliographical references p. (48-52) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
158 p.
Isbn
9780807846483
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96039347
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35814792
  • (OCoLC)ocm35814792

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